Romain Bardet, Warren Barguil and Tom Dumoulin are just three of the names to make our list of the best young riders under the age of 25 Tom Dumoulin, Romain Bardet, Adam Yates (Watson/Sunada) There’s a wealth of talent to choose from when it comes to picking out the best male riders aged 25 or under. To narrow the choice, we’ve restricted this particular list to those riders who had contracts with WorldTour teams in 2015.
That means there’s no place for the likes of Jack Haig and Soren Kragh Andersen, who have signed up to join Orica-GreenEdge and Giant-Alpecin respectively for 2016, and who impressed at the Tour de l’Avenir.
Also there’s no room for Nairo Quintana , Michal Kwiatkowski and Taylor Phinney, who will turn 26 in 2016. There are plenty of talented riders left for us to choose from, though, so here is our look at 10 of the best youngsters. Romain Bardet
Romain Bardet wins stage eighteen of the 2015 Tour de France (Watson)
Carrying the hopes of a nation seems a daunting task for a 25-year-old, but Ag2r La Mondiale’s Romain Bardet seems to be dealing with it well so far.
For many years, the boys in brown […]